Maria A. Choba
Senior Scientific Researcher, PhD

Official address:


Department of Electrochemistry
Faculty of Chemistry
M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University
Leninskie Gory,1-str.3, GSP-2
119992 Moscow

Phone +7(495)939-4515



1987 Diploma of M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University (equivalent of MSc)
1993 M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University Candidate of Science (PhD)
Thesis: «Electrical Double Layer Structure on Renewal Sn-Pb electrodes»



1987-present Junior Scientific Researcher, Scientific Researcher, Senior Scientific Researcher, Department of Electrochemistry, Chemistry Faculty of M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University


Main fields of research

  • Adsorption of organic and inorganic surface active substrates at the different kinds of renewable electrodes
  • Surface segregation processes.
  • Specific features of the structures of electrical double layer on mechanically renewed electrodes in electrolytes of different nature.

Current grants

  • 2009 — 2011 «The influence of specific interactions at the interface of alloy electrodes with electrolyte solutions on the mechanism of surface segregation in the metal phase.» (RFBR);

Professional Activities and Service

  • Scientific Reviewer of Russian Journal of Electrochemistry
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the Annual Frumkin session


  • Graduated 3 diploma students, 4 term papers.

Lectures, talks:

  • «SURFACE SEGREGATION PROCESSES AT THE INTERFACE BETWEEN RENEWABLE ELECTRODES OF BINARY ALLOYS WITH DIFFERENT PHASE DIAGRAMS AND ELECTROLYTE SOLUTIONS.»// 9th International Frumkin Symposium «Electrochemical Technologies and Materials for 21th Century».24-29 October 2010, Moscow, Russia;
  • «Segregation processes in the renewed surface layer of an Au-Ag-Sn alloy electrode at the formation of its equilibrium interface with a surface inactive electrolyte solution.» // XXII Symposium «Actual Problems of Chemical Physics» September 2010, Tuapse, Russia.